Coach name: Kensuke Iwabuchi

2018/2019 World Series Ranking: 15th    

2019 Sydney 7s Placing: 10th

A relatively new team on the HSBC World Rugby Seven Series, the 2020 Tokyo Olympic hosts will look to gain some confidence before heading home. The 2019 season was a breakout year for the Japanese squad, who are an exciting team to watch and will most certainly be a favourite among the fans in Sydney.